Synonyms for champion

Synonyms for (noun) champion

Synonyms: ace, adept, superstar, champion, sensation, star, genius, whiz, whizz, virtuoso, wiz, wizard, maven, mavin, hotshot

Definition: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

Similar words: expert

Definition: a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully


Synonyms: champion, fighter, hero, paladin

Definition: someone who fights for a cause

Similar words: defender, shielder, guardian, protector

Definition: a person who cares for persons or property


Synonyms: champ, champion, title-holder

Definition: someone who has won first place in a competition

Similar words: rival, contender, challenger, competition, competitor

Definition: the contestant you hope to defeat

Usage: he had respect for his rivals; he wanted to know what the competition was doing


Synonyms: supporter, friend, admirer, protagonist, booster, champion

Definition: a person who backs a politician or a team etc.

Usage: all their supporters came out for the game; they are friends of the library

Similar words: advocate, advocator, proponent, exponent

Definition: a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

Synonyms for (verb) champion

Synonyms: champion, defend

Definition: protect or fight for as a champion

Similar words: plump for, plunk for, endorse, indorse, back, support

Definition: be behind; approve of

Usage: He plumped for the Labor Party; I backed Kennedy in 1960

Synonyms for (adjective) champion

Synonyms: champion, prizewinning

Definition: holding first place in a contest

Usage: a champion show dog; a prizewinning wine

Similar words: best

Definition: (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities

Usage: the best film of the year; the best solution; the best time for planting; wore his best suit